5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy

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How to Develop a Lifestyle of Gratitude, No Matter What
How to Develop a Lifestyle of Gratitude, No Matter What

5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy

By: Bode Akinola

5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy

Happiness isn’t some “fairy tale” state of being that you will have when you get what you want. Happiness is a choice that can accompany you during the whole “journey” and depends entirely and only on you. You can experience happiness every second of every day! But sometime we have “bad” attitude or “bad” habits that can hinder our joy of life, so, let’s just get rid of them today, straight away! 5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy
5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy 5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy
1) Avoid negative self-talk and self-doubt.
Thought is a very powerful tool that we have and it can be used both in constructive or very destructive ways. The only person who hears your self talk all day long is you, as well as the only person who has control over it – is you, as well! Henry Ford once stated, “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” Here, he is referring to a self talk in our head or to our thoughts. 5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy
5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy 5 Habits You Must Quit To Be Happy
2) Start taking small steps to accomplish your goal or, in other words, stop procrastinating.
Your goal or “dream” might look extremely big and almost unattainable, but if you break it up on small or even “tiny” tasks it will be easier to start moving into the direction of accomplishment of your vision. And with the time, all this little steps that you’ve already made will lead to the big and great change of your life and therefore, to your happiness!

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3) Stop criticizing other people.
Often, we are tempted to notice and word other people’s imperfections, especially when these people aren’t present. But one important thing to understand is that when you criticize others you accumulate negative energy inside your own heart, which can attract negativity into your life.

4) Quit comparing yourself to others and quit trying to be someone other than yourself.
Media and television try to impose “almost unattainable” images to us and make us follow standards that they find attractive.

5) Stop taking everything you have for granted and start being thankful instead!
Life’s happiness can increase dramatically with the help of gratitude! It’s one of the true secrets of a happy life. Try to do this simple exercise: when you wake up every morning, try to feel thankful for 10 different things in your life.